3770.14 Payments to transferee - processing fee.

(A) Upon receipt of a court order issued under section 3770.13 of the Revised Code, the transferee shall provide a certified copy of the court order to the director of the state lottery commission. Not later than ten days after receipt of the certified copy of the court order, the director shall acknowledge to the transferee in writing the commission's intent to comply with the court order in making future payments.

(B) The director shall make payments of the lottery prize award to the transferee designated in the certified copy of the court order and in accordance with the prize payment schedule established when the prize was claimed. The director may charge a processing fee, in an amount determined by the commission by rule pursuant to section 3770.03 of the Revised Code, to cover any direct or indirect costs associated with making the prize award payments in accordance with that prize payment schedule.

(C) Upon payment of the lottery prize award pursuant to this section, the director and the commission are discharged from all further liability therefor.

Cite as R.C. § 3770.14

History. Effective Date: 09-17-2002